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Prediction and Prevention of Dementia in Hispanic Populations

Monday, February 25

San Antonio Heart and Mind Study

Claudia L. Satizabal, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Helen Hazuda, Ph.D.


Multidimensional and E-Health Assessment

Jing Wang, Ph.D., M.P.H., M.S.N., RN, FAAN

Vice Dean for Research

Mini E. Jacob, M.D., Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Brain Donation + CTE and SuperAgers

Kevin Bieniek, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Jamie Walker, M.D., Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Comprehensive Care in Neurodegenerative Diseases

Monday, February 25

Sudha Seshadri, M.D.

Founding director of the Glenn Biggs Institute for Alzheimer’s & Neurodegenerative Diseases

Alicia Parker, M.D.

Neurologist specializing in Behavioral Neurology and Neuropsychiatry

Neela Patel, M.D.


Melissa Flores, LPC-Intern, NCC

Psychometrist/Mental Health Therapist

Multidisciplinary Care for Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS),

Parkinson’s Disease, Frontotemporal Lobar Degeneration (FTLD), Dementia with Lewy Bodies (DLB)

Caralyne Jackson, M.D.

Neurologist specializing in Neuromuscular Medicine

A. Campbell Sullivan, PSYD, ABPP-CN


Mitzi M. Gonzales, Ph.D.


Subhashie Wijemanne, M.D.


Clinical Trials and Databases

Mini E. Jacob, M.D., Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Amy Saklad

Director of Operations

Caregiver Counseling, Burnout, Abuse and Neglect

Carole White, Ph.D., R.N.

Director of Caring for the Caregiver

Carolyn E. Z. Pickering, PhD, RN

Co-director of Caring for the Caregiver

Precision Medicine, Genomics and Neuroimaging

Tuesday, February 26

Veronica Galvan, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Habil Zare, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor